Arts & living

  • Surry Writer Explores Family, Friendship and Humanity

    SURRY — Caroline Sulzer’s first published novel, “In the Disappearing Water,” is winning high praise from readers who hail its lyrical prose and multilayered thematic content. SURRY — Caroline Sulzer’s first published novel, “In the Disappearing Water,” is winning high praise from readers who hail its lyrical prose and multilayered thematic content. “I’ve just finished

  • Bucksport Garden Club Annual Plant, Book and Bake Sale May 30

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Garden Club will hold its annual plant, bake and book sale on Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. at Bangor Savings Bank on Main Street. On Wednesday, July 8, the Garden Club will host Lee Schneller Sligh of South Thomaston, whose book, “The Ever-Blooming Flower Garden: A Blueprint for Continuous Color,”

  • Picture This; New Photo Show Opens at COA

    BAR HARBOR — There’s a new exhibition at College of the Atlantic’s newest location, Deering Common. “Individual Empires,” by photographer Meryl Fox Mekeel will be on display there from Tuesday, June 2, through Sunday, June 7. It’s a collection of photos of people in their personal environments. She says her photography is a means of

  • Show Features Art by Teachers, Students

    MOUNT DESERT — Nature-themed art created by teachers and students at Mount Desert Island High School and Conners-Emerson, Mount Desert, Pemetic and Swans Island Elementary school and Tremont Consolidated School will be on display through Saturday, May 30, in Seal Harbor at The Naturalist’s Notebook, 16 Main Street. High school senior Jessica Rothenheber is curating

  • Arts Fest Sets Fundraiser

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Summer Festival of the Arts’ (SFOA) will have its Artist Showcase Gala fundraiser on Friday, June 5, at the Deck House in Southwest Harbor. Tickets are $35 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, a reprise of George Demas’ (of the former George’s Restaurant) famous spaghetti and salad, dessert and stellar entertainment provided

  • Owl Call

    Blue Hill artist and children’s book illustrator Rebekah Raye is offering a three-week drawing and painting class inspired by the owls and other birds living at Birdsacre starting Saturday, June 6. The series of Saturday classes will be held 10 a.m. to noon on June 6, 13 and 20. The class is among the special

  • Bulbilicious

    Saturday, May 23, is the last chance to take in the 2009 Spring Bulb Tour at the William Stewart estate, WatersEdge, on Sargeant Drive in Northeast Harbor. Gates are open from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission to “Pathway to Spring” costs $15 per person and is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Photos Document Urban Encounters

    Photos Document Urban Encounters

    BAR HARBOR — Diana Escobedo Lastiri will be showing “Transient Encounters,” an exhibit of photographs taken in South America, at College of the Atlantic’s Blum Gallery from Wednesday, May 27 through Saturday, May 30. At 4:30 p.m., as part of the May 27 opening which runs from 4 to 6 p.m., Ms. Lastiri will discuss her book of images and stories from the Mexican town of Juchitán in Oaxaca, “Entre Comadres.” The exhibit and book are part of Ms. Lastiri’s senior project. She graduates in June.

  • Photos Document Urban Encounters

    BAR HARBOR — Diana Escobedo Lastiri will be showing “Transient Encounters,” an exhibit of photographs taken in South America, at College of the Atlantic’s Blum Gallery from Wednesday, May 27 through Saturday, May 30. At 4:30 p.m., as part of the May 27 opening which runs from 4 to 6 p.m., Ms. Lastiri will discuss